Psalms 49:20

“Man that is in honour, and understandeth not, is like the beasts that perish.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Psalms 49:20

Man that is in honour and vnderstandeth not, is like the beasts that perish.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Man in {his} pomp, yet without understanding, Is like the beasts that perish.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Man that is in honor, and understandeth not, Is like the beasts that perish. Psalm 50 A Psalm of Asaph.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Man, like the animals, does not go on for ever; he comes to an end like the beasts.
- Basic English Bible

Man that is in honour, and understandeth not, is like the beasts that perish.
- Darby Bible

Man that is in honor, and understandeth not, is like the beasts that perish.
- Webster's Bible

A man who has riches without understanding, is like the animals that perish. A Psalm by Asaph.
- World English Bible

Man in honour, who understandest not, Hath been like the beasts, they have been cut off!
- Youngs Literal Bible

(49:21) Man that is in honour understandeth not; he is like the beasts that perish.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Psalms 49:20

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 49:20


49:20 Understandeth not - Hath not true wisdom. The beasts - Though he hath the outward shape of a man, yet in truth he is a beast, a stupid, and unreasonable creature.


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